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Cairo, Egypt - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 ITWORX, the global software professional services organization and the region’s pioneer advanced analytics powerhouse, has recently presented a glaring keenness in supporting and sponsoring Big Data initiatives and industry-enriching activities in the region. Most recent of which was The Big Data World Show 2015; a large scale big data conference tailor-made for the MENA region, that took place on the 9th and 10th of November at the Park Hyatt, Abu Dhabi, and for which ITWORX was a Golden Sponsor.

With only 23% of organizations globally having an enterprise-wide Big Data strategy, ITWORX redefines this for the entire region by crafting its 2016 vision around capitalizing on the power of Big Data and Advanced Analytics, while introducing the advantages of cloud-based solutions to the region.

“The anticipated deluge of Big Data worldwide is already on the rise “, said Hafez Hamdy, I ... Read more »

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LONDON - Monday, November 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A US Southern District of New York Judge dismissed on all counts the RICO complaint made by Rio Tinto Plc ("Rio") in August 2014 against BSG Resources (“BSGR”), Beny Steinmetz and other defendants including Brazilian mining company VALE SA.

The unequivocal dismissal of the case with prejudice on Friday 20th of November 2015, by the Honorable Judge Richard Berman, bars Rio from re-pleading its case and represents a significant victory for BSGR in its efforts to ensure the truth in relation to Simandou is properly set out.

The court's decision was based on the following:

    Rio failed to allege any sufficient or coherent claim against BSGR and Mr Steinmetz under the United States’ Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act 1970 ("RICO") and Rio's conspiracy claim under RICO did not and could not, therefore, exist;< ... Read more »

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The ‘Innovation Diploma Program’ in collaboration with HCT

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) will be kicking off tomorrow, Sunday, the UAE Innovation Week events, in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, , who has declared 2015 as the ‘Year of Innovation’ in the UAE. The launch of the Innovation week is also part of  the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy launched in October last year by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai aimed at strengthening the UAE’s position as a global hub for innovation.

The nationwide celebration of innovation will take place from Sunday November 22 to Saturday November 28, 2015 at the Police Departments Complex facing Al Mushrif Mall and the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi. It will includ ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police have joined the ‘My Family Reads’ initiative which aims to promote a culture of reading amongst community members. The initiative is supervised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, which has supplied the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department with knowledge bundles containing select books that discuss various topics.

A delegation from the Foundation presented a number of packages to Brigadier Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, in order to be distributed among the department’s staff members who will in turn share what interests them with their family members. The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department is considered the first department in the UAE to organize this initiative.

Brigadier Al Ketbi stressed the keenness of the ... Read more »

Views: 87 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.24.2015

Under the Theme: ‘UAE Unites Us’

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Interior will participate in the National Sports Day initiative; which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The National Sports Day activities will be held on November 25th under the theme the ‘UAE Unites Us’, in cooperation with the sporting and educational institutions. The initiative aims to engage all segments of society in an open day with various sporting events and activities.

Following a recent meeting held to discuss the organization of sporting activities, Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Police Sports Association, announced that the association has approved its plan for the sp ... Read more »

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National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund to acquire 24% shareholding in ZTE Microelectronics, a semiconductor subsidiary of ZTE Corporation

SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, November 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced that its ZTE Microelectronics Technology Company Ltd. subsidiary had agreed to a proposed RMB 2.4 billion (USD 376 million) investment by National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Corporation.

Under the agreement, National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund will acquire 24% of the enlarged shareholding of ZTE Microelectronics. The new investment will enhance ZTE Microelectronics’ research and development capabilities, and strengthen its offerings in advanced semiconductor technologies, as well as broaden its marketing and distribution cha ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Suleiman Fahad Al Fahad, Undersecretary at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior, hosted a ceremony in his office at the ministry’s headquarters in Subhana, to honor a delegation from the UAE Ministry of Interior in recognition of their efforts in uncovering a fraud and impersonation case by residents in Kuwait that were seized at Dubai International airport. The delegation includes Colonel Talal Ahmad Al Shanqiti, Assistant Director of Ports Affairs, and First Lieutenant Ali Abdul Karim Ali, Investigations Branch Manager at the Dubai International Airport.

The honoring ceremony was attended by Brigadier Adel Ahmad Al Hashash, Director General of the Relations and Security Media Directorate General, and Colonel Saafaq Suwayan Al Azimi, Head of the Kuwaiti Aircrafts Protection Department.

Lt. General Al Fahad welcomed the UAE delegation, emphasizing the deep historical rela ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation of staff members enrolled in the second Creativity Development Program, organized by the Creativity and Leadership Development Center at the Ministry of Interior, reviewed the services provided by the Etihad Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi in the field of training, safety procedures, as well as products and service related to aircrafts.

The visit falls in line with the efforts to strengthen cooperation and communication relations with the various agencies and institutions. During the introductory tour, the delegation was briefed by Hareb Mubarak Al Muhairy, Etihad Airways' Senior Vice President for Corporate and International Affairs about the Center and its prestigious position achieved in the field of infrastructure development in the airline industry, as well as its efforts to increase air traffic safety, security, efficiency, and growth.

The delegation also review ... Read more »

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